Econometrica, Vol. 86, No. 6 (November, 2018), 2251–2255
THE ECONOMETRIC SOCIETY 2017 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT
1. THE SOCIETY
THE ECONOMETRIC SOCIETY IS AN INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION that promotes re- search in economics using quantitative approaches, both theoretical and empirical. In pursuit of these objectives, the Society organizes meetings throughout the world, spon- sors various lectures and workshops, and publishes three journals Econometrica, Quanti- tative Economics, and Theoretical Economics. Regional meetings take place annually and a World Congress meets every five years. The Econometric Society operates as a purely scientific organization, without any political, financial or national allegiance or bias, and is a self-supporting non-profit organization.